A pattern of specific behavior and suspicious actions that a subject exhibits that all but proves their culpability by displaying a guilty conscience.
“Consciousness of guilt” originates from legal terminology as circumstantial evidence of guilt. It’s based on a criminal suspect who demonstrates a guilty conscience by their own actions or speech.
– Specifically Directed Deception
– Attempting to Cover Up Evidence
– Extreme Defensiveness
– Concealing / Destroying Evidence
– Witness Intimidation
– Obstruction of Justice
– Self Projection
– Denial of Irrefutable Facts
– Telling Body Language
– Resistance to Discovery
– Arguing Process, Not Facts
– Diverting Guilt to Others
This type of behavior shift is often quite obvious when it manifests or acted out and can be used for both legal and operational purposes.